MTA-Long Island Rail Road, the busiest commuter railroad in North America, is seeking candidates for the Senior Project Estimator position. You would be responsible to support the LIRR Capital Program and other Infrastructure Projects, in the preparation of Estimates-from Conceptual to Final, including Quantity Take-Offs; review estimates and change orders as submitted by Consultant or Contractor; and ensure the LIRR Estimating Practices and Guidelines conform to Industry standards.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical curriculum ( i.e. Engineering, Construction Management or related field) or demonstrated directly related work experience; specialist in estimating, including scope development gained through 5-10 years’ experience in areas of Engineering/Construction;
advanced knowledge of spreadsheet/estimating software applications, able to interpret design drawings and contract documents,
solid understanding of engineering principles as they apply to 3rd Party Construction, Consultant contracts and in-house Force Account work (signal, power, track, communications and structural work.);
ability to develop and maintain Project level estimates and use Hard Dollar software
knowledgeable in wage and overhead rate applicable for capital program project work
strong analytical skills, ability to identify problems and recommend alternative solutions; effective communication skills.
For more information and to apply, please visit our website, and click on the Employment hyperlink.
The posting closes July 23, 2017.
The MTA-Long Island Rail Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Metro-North Commuter Railroad (reporting mark MNCW), trading as MTA Metro-North Railroad or Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), an authority of New York State. It is the busiest commuter railroad in the United States in terms of monthly ridership, surpassing its sister railroad, the Long Island Rail Road in 2014. Metro–Nor...th runs service between New York City and its northern suburbs in New York and Connecticut, including, in New York State, Port Jervis, Spring Valley, Poughkeepsie, White Plains, and Wassaic; in Connecticut, New Canaan, Danbury, Waterbury, and New Haven. Metro-North also provides local rail service within New York City with a reduced fare. There are 122 stations on Metro-North Railroad's five active lines (plus the Meadowlands Rail Line), which operate on more than 775 miles (1,247 km) of track, with the passenger railroad system totaling 385 miles (620 km) of route.